A Japanese Martial Arts School of Jujutsu, Sword & Shiatsu

Hakko Ryu Jujutsu Seminar

Miller Sensei, Menkyo Kaiden, San Dai Kichu of Hakko Ryu Jujutsu conducted a Seminar at the Yoshitsune Jujutsu Kai. He reviewed jujutsu fundamentals and helped sharpen our technique by sharing valuable insights. He also shared some advanced level kata on Sunday from the Nidan and Sandan levels. He closed the seminar with a much needed session on Koho Shiatsu as taught to him by the founder of Hakko Ryu, Ryuho Okuyama. Tony Notaro, Judo coach at the West Point Military Academy taught a very active session on ground grappling sharing insights and techniques associated with controlling and defeating an opponent from the ground. Phil Ortiz, Chief Instructor of the New York Budo Kai taught a couple of sessions on the Japanese Sword and how it relates to and can help with our jujutsu techniques in terms of timing, balance, distancing and attitude.